Bread Upma, a yummy evening snack for all of us especially for kids. There are many different ways to try out this recipe. I have made it simple. My daughters love to have this yummy bread upma, mainly because of the reason that i will serve this with ketchup :-)). A best after school snack for the children. Even It is a perfect dish for lunch box too! Try this recipe and let me know your comments!

Bread Upma
Bread Upma

Preparation and Yield:
Preparation time10 mins
Cooking Time15 mins

Bread Upma
Bread Upma


Bread6-8 Slices
Green Chillies1
Turmeric1 teaspoon
Green Peas1/4 Cup
Mustard Seeds1 teaspoon
SaltTo Taste
Oil2 tablespoon
Urdhal1 teaspoon
Ghee1 tablespoon

Bread Upma
Bread Upma

  1. Finely chop the onions and tomatoes separately and keep it aside. Cut the bread slices into diamond size pieces. Heat ghee in a pan and add the bread slices and fry it till it is crisp. This step is optional. Take the fried bread crumbs in a separate plate and add the oil in the pan

  2. Add mustard seeds when the oil is hot. When the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add urdal and curry leaves and fry till the urdal turns golden brown color. Now add the chopped green chillies and fry for a second. Add the chopped onions and fry till the onions turns transparent. 

  3. Add the tomatoes and peas and salt and fry it and add little water to cook the peas. Once the peas are cooked completely, add the fried bread pieces and mix well. Allow the bread upma to cook for 2-3 minutes in low flame

  4. Remove from flame. The yummy bread upma is serve hot!
  5. Bread Upma
    Bread Upma

Note: For my twin daughters, before serving, I have added 1 tablespoon of ketchup and they really liked the upma and gobbled them up all. So, I also tasted and felt happy with the taste. So you can also try adding little sauce or ketchup before serving :-)

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  1. yummy recipe


  2. Mami,

    I always see all your recipes. But is it 6 to 8loafes or 6 to 8 slices of bread?

  3. Hi

    Sorry it is slices not loaf. I have corrected the receipe. Thanks.

  4. Tried this today. It was awesome. Thanks!

  5. Honestly, this is far the best food recipe I've ever seen! Just watching the photo just makes me drool...yummy! hahaha

  6. my bread upma is made this way.... cut bread slices into uneven pieces and sprinkle a little milk/ water onto it. keep aside. now follow the rest of the recipe given above. only, last of all, add two spoons or three of pure ghee. and let the dish remain on simmer for a good two minutes , for the crispest cum softest bread uppama.

  7. what is urdhal - i have seen you use it in all the recipes. I cant find an english name for it